The responsibility for the arson of the French Institute in Athens was assumed by the anarchist grouping "Cells of immediate action - the group" Living exiles ", its statement is published on the site of anarchists.
On the night of February 27 unknown set fire to two cars and three buildings of the French Institute in Athens. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. Arson caused material damage. Greece's Foreign Ministry condemned the attack, calling it a "barbaric and inexplicable act."
In a statement, the anarchists explain their actions of solidarity with the anti-state performances in Paris and against the spread in Europe of xenophobia, intolerance and "antimusulmanstva".
A few months ago, unknown people threw a grenade at the French Embassy in Athens. Then he took responsibility for the attack anarchist "organization of revolutionary self-defense."